Geoscience of the built environment: pollutants and materials surfaces

  title={Geoscience of the built environment: pollutants and materials surfaces},
  author={Carlos Alves and Jorge Sanjurjo-S{\'a}nchez},
An overview of issues with environmental relevance that arise from the interaction between pollutants and surfaces of the built environment is presented in this paper. Two broad perspectives are considered: decay of materials and recording of pollution characteristics. In relation to the former, we consider the possible implications on human activities restrictions, materials and morphological options, consumption of resources and release of pollutants resulting from the alteration of materials… 

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